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Classical Picks: NC Symphony’s 2017 Summerfest opens at Cary’s Booth

The N.C. Symphony’s 2017 Summerfest series opens Saturday at Cary’s Koka Booth Amphitheatre. The orchestra’s associate conductor, David Glover, leads the players in Dvorak’s Symphony No. 9 (“From the New World) and his Cello Concerto (Jonah Krolik, soloist), plus works by Verdi and Sibelius. 7:30 p.m. $28-$31. 919-733-2750 or

Other highlights

  • Mallarmé Chamber Players perform German Expressionist music Tuesday at Durham’s Carolina Theatre, playing Eric Schwartz’s score to the showing of “The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari.” Details at
  • Ciompi Quartet’s first violinist, Eric Pritchard and his mentor from student days, pianist James Tocco, play works by Stravinsky, Faure and Beethoven in Duke Gardens’ Horton Hall. Details at